BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Nov 9, 2022

National Wage Setting

Jonathon Hazell, Christina Patterson, Heather Sarsons, Bledi Taska
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Nov 8, 2022

Subjective Performance Evaluation, Influence Activities, and Bureaucratic Work Behavior: Evidence from China

Alain de Janvry, Guojun He, Elisabeth Sadoulet, Shaoda Wang, Qiong Zhang
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 26, 2022

The Early County Business Pattern Files: 1946-1974

Fabian Eckert, Ka-leung Lam, Atif R. Mian, Karsten Müller, Rafael Schwalb, Amir Sufi
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 11, 2022

Long Social Distancing

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Sep 12, 2022

Foreign Demand Shocks to Production Networks: Firm Responses and Worker Impacts

Magne Mogstad, Felix Tintelnot, Emmanuel Dhyne, Ayumu Ken Kikkawa, Toshiaki Komatsu
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 31, 2022

Facts and Fantasies about Wage Setting and Collective Bargaining

Manudeep Bhuller, Karl Ove Moene, Magne Mogstad, Ola L. Vestad
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 31, 2022

Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization

Rohan Kekre
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jul 25, 2022

Screening with Multitasking

Michael Dinerstein, Isaac M. Opper
Topics:  K-12 Education, Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization